Innovations in Concrete Pipe
Although reinforced concrete pipe (RCP or “concrete pipe”) may not have the flair of a hi-tech product, the flash of a consumer-based product, or even the proclaimed “major innovations” of its competitor, HDPE, concrete pipe has, and continues to make, innovative strides in its design, manufacturing, and installation methods of the product.
Below are documents that provide in-depth looks at the evolution of concrete pipe over the years showing innovations that have driven improved quality, safety, cost savings, sustainability, and efficiency, showing that RCP is much more innovative than its grey appearance would make you believe.
Download the presentation to get a deeper dive into the innovations within the concrete pipe and box culvert industry. From concrete mixes to reinforcement to production and installation, get a better look at some of the different ways concrete pipe is more innovative than you may have thought.Read More
This paper provides an in-depth look at the evolution of concrete pipe, citing notable changes in the design, manufacture, and installation methods that have been made to improve the product throughout the years. Many innovations made throughout history are not easily recognized by the end user because they have resulted in very minimal changes to the product appearance, read this paper to learn more about these innovations.Read More
Starting in 1842 and running through today, the concrete pipe industry has had its share of innovations. This infographic shares the significant and notable innovations of reinforced concrete pipe throughout the years.Read More
This recorded webinar, led by ACPA members and staff, Heather Christensen, Margarita Takou, and Ashley Isaacson discusses the many advancements and innovations that have occurred within the concrete pipe industry that has resulted in the well-understood, resilient and high quality concrete pipe that is manufactured today.Read More